Offbeat Containment: record traffic jams in Île-de-France
Curfew: should we change the transport offer in Ile-de-France?
© LP / Arnaud Dumontier Paris, Champs-Élysées. Saturday October 17, 2020. One hour before the curfew. The bars are closing and people are returning. People running to catch a crowded subway, then, a few minutes later, empty or almost empty trains. This is the scenario glimpsed on Saturday, on the first evening of the curfew introduced in Ile-de-France. A wobbly operation that deserves to be rebalanced, according to users of public transport in the region.
With nearly 700 km of traffic jams in Île-de-France, the situation on the roads was exceptional Thursday, a few hours before the entry into forcegovernment. At the end of the afternoon, the Sytadin road information site noted 683 km of traffic jams in Île-de-France.
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Wednesday evening, the same site already recorded more than 335 km - twice more than normal - of traffic jams accumulated before the speech Emmanuel Macron announcing the reconfinement of France in an attempt to stem the second wave of the Covid 19 epidemic. France is again confined from Thursday at midnight for at least four weeks, according to the government.
In Paris, some shops will have to close from 10 p.m. .
© Copyright 2020, L'Obs Anne Hidalgo announced Thursday November 5 at the microphone of Jean-Jacques Bourdin on RMC and BFMTV the closure from 10 p.m. of "some drinking establishments ”, grocery stores and take-out restaurants, where“ crowds ”have been observed in the streets of the capital. "And me, I am asked to close ...": Isabelle, shopkeeper, is reconfigured in anger These establishments "will be closed because in a certain number of cases, there have been overflows", continued the mayor o